About Me: Back Bay resident. North Shore native. Travel writer. Adventurer and vagabondress. Formerly The Grammar Vandal.
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Comment on: What's wrong with this picture?
Posted 04/04/2013 06:49:33 EDT
Sometimes you're just not feeling it. It's that simple. There's nothing wrong with that. In time, you'll look back at this relationship and recognize that you just weren't feeling it with this guy, more »
Comment on: 'NY becomes largest state to approve gay marriage'
Posted 06/24/2011 11:13:44 EDT
6 down, 44 to go! I'm so proud to be living in a time when equality for all is becoming a reality across our country! more »
Comment on: '`Taxi' star Jeff Conaway hospitalized in a coma'
Posted 05/19/2011 12:54:46 EDT
Parents, when you're talking to kids about drugs, show them Greased Lightning, then show them Jeff Conaway today.This is what addiction does to people. more »
Comment on: Do I have to tell her about my past
Posted 12/27/2010 05:48:07 EST
LW, I think you want to tell her, and I think you know why -- you want someone else to punish you because you're sick of carrying the burden all by yourself. It appears that she has zero chance of fin more »
Comment on: 'Live from N.Y.: A struggling Berklee grad gets his big break'
Posted 10/04/2010 10:26:39 EDT
WOW! Congratulations, Tuffus! Tuffus and I played in quite a few recitals together at Boston Conservatory, where we studied classical piano under the same instructor. Wish I had had the chance to hear more »
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Posted 08/26/2010 02:45:25 EDT
How will they introduce her at the beginning of the episodes?"Abstinence advocate Bristol Palin!"Kudos to Tom and Brooke if they can do it without cracking up. more »
Comment on: Slavery: Honoring a Massachusetts heroine - The Boston Globe
Posted 08/24/2010 12:26:07 EDT
You have to love conservatives who compare paying taxes to the unimaginable horror that was slavery in America. more »
Comment on: 'What happened to losing?'
Posted 08/22/2010 11:30:51 EDT
Two decades ago, I played youth soccer. I remember the end of one game vividly. I was about seven. My team lost. After all games, the teams would line up, slap hands, say, "Good game, good game, good more »
Comment on: 'One too many lovers'
Posted 08/22/2010 10:53:31 EDT
Regarding Bimmergal's answer for question #1: Next time I need someone to insert herself into my personal business where she is not wanted, needed, nor solicited, I'll be sure to give you a call. You more »
Comment on: 'Settlement reached in MIT fraternity prank that injured 2 in explosion'
Posted 08/10/2010 02:05:06 EDT
Injuring people to the point of burns is BEYOND deplorable. These people aren't going to be able to live normal lives because of a stupid MIT prank...I'm glad they're satisfied with the compensation. more »
Comment on: She cheated while we were on a break
Posted 08/03/2010 09:53:50 EDT
Oh, come ON! You are 21 and 25! Why are you torturing yourselves by staying together?! Do you really think there's nothing better out there? Your twenties are for enjoying life and discovering who you more »
Comment on: 'Are they courageous or reckless?'
Posted 07/31/2010 03:56:38 EDT
I am a travel writer in Boston who, in a few months, will transition into traveling and working abroad full-time. Much of the criticism directed against this family is made by people who criticize the more »
Comment on: '40 fantastic dishes'
Posted 07/25/2010 06:12:45 EDT
Happy to see Erbaluce's rack of boar on the list -- but in my mind, the true standout at that restaurant is the panna cotta for dessert. Probably the best dessert I have eaten in my entire life! more »
Comment on: Patrick in Iraq visiting Bay State troops
Posted 07/21/2010 02:14:37 EDT
Good for him. Seriously. more »
Comment on: 'New stadium could kick-start Revolution, Somerville'
Posted 07/18/2010 08:20:01 EDT
Somerville is an absolutely BRILLIANT location idea. My mom is a teacher in a city adjacent to Somerville. A large percentage of her students are immigrants and they are CRAZY for soccer, but unlikely more »
Comment on: 'Parental bliss, or lack of'
Posted 07/13/2010 10:46:27 EDT
Did anyone actually read the article? I did this weekend, and it's well worth the read. The main point was comparing parenthood: seemingly endless drudgery for decades, but with an incredible payoff l more »
Comment on: The Emmy nominations - Viewer Discretion
Posted 07/08/2010 11:11:18 EDT
So excited to finally see some Emmy love for Friday Night Lights' Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton. They are, by far, the best and most realistic couple on TV. If you've never seen Friday Night Lights more »
Comment on: 'Move over fruit, meat-flavored vokdas moving in'
Posted 06/29/2010 02:37:04 EDT
I don't see what's not to love.Booze? Good.Meat? GOOD. more »
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Posted 06/28/2010 10:48:46 EDT
As a travel writer who has done many trips with groups of women, I think I'm qualified to tell you what to do: TELL THIS WOMAN SHE CANNOT GO WITH YOU. Trust me. You're about to embark on a trip of a l more »
Comment on: 'Their Boston, Our Boston'
Posted 06/26/2010 04:04:07 EDT
Really, really cool project!The next assignment: photos taken by Bostonians all over the world. See how many tag Yankee Stadium as HELL. more »
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Posted 06/24/2010 10:13:57 EDT
Hot doctors in Boston? REAL hot doctors in Boston? YUM! more »
Comment on: 'Members only: a secret world of private parties'
Posted 06/24/2010 09:53:49 EDT
Prohibited is a complete joke. The bar brands itself as a classy, private speakeasy where you can only get vodka or gin. In actuality, it's a Black Eyed Peas-blasting bar with a sticky, beer-covered f more »
Comment on: Menino, Kraft talk up World Cup hosting bid - Local News Updates - MetroDesk - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/11/2010 10:48:15 EDT
FYI, 53Job, 1994 was last century. If the US gets to host soon -- which, to be frank, I doubt -- there will be a gap of 24-28 years. Not that bad. As for traffic, in an event this huge, there will be more »
Comment on: At Tufts, a president steps in... - The Boston Globe
Posted 06/10/2010 10:25:40 EDT
If Bacow can keep one family from losing a child, he has more than done his job. Bravo. more »
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